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mysterious. obama says we have to prevent genocide and uses force against libya. the number of people killed by gadhafi at that point was about 250. meanwhile over at period of many months, tens of thousands of people have been killed in syria and obama absolutely refuses to use force. what explains why he intervenes over here but not over there? obama has been very active in egypt in pushing mubarak out of power. not only that, but now there's a power struggle going on with the military, and the muslim brotherhood, the obama administration is intervening on the side of the muslim brotherhood. obama has warned the egyptian military, you better turn over power to the muslim brotherhood or we are going to cut off military aid. so obama can say i am a champion of democracy. these people were freely elected and get a year earlier, in 2009 when there were massive demonstrations, bigger than in tahrir square, in iran, calling for democracy, the end of the free election, obama flatly refuse to support the democrats. he said we have got to stay out of this. there's this big debate going on in iraq.
or own their own firearms, so guess who has the guns? the cartels, and their mowing everyone down. libya is another example of this. what happened when gadhafi, when the uprising happened. people were getting mowed down. same thing is happening in syria. and so i'm all about people. you know, a constitutional right, and there's a reason for it. it's pretty laid out and simple. yes. >> i'm from -- [inaudible] university. what's kind of baffled me throughout this whole thing is still how eric holder has his job. [laughter] >> i don't know. >> the president's david axle rod, these are great guys, politically savvy guys. i mean, is it -- alberto gonzalez was crucified for a scandal much, much less serious. do you just think it's because the media perception is lukewarm? the stuff i
is that they go to the same sources over and over again. libya is a great example. has anybody heard from a libyan in the last month? right? an iraqi? an afghan? they go to the same people here wiretapping, torture, twitter not being taxed in san francisco. you are an expert on everything. why don't you talk about what you do to bring in those voices? >> thank you. we talk about how we work with different communities, but i wanted to talk a little bit about the state of online media and really get specific when we are talking about communities because that is not one monolithic market. in san francisco, oakland where we do business, and all the different pockets of the bay area, there are tons of different communities that we all serve, and we have to understand the nuances and difficulties of each particular community because we cannot continue to talk about them as if they are all the same. online community market in oakland is pretty robust. they all struggle with audience, and these are folks that actually served the people that have not been traditionally served by corporate media, and we sti
mysterious. obama says we have to prevent genocide and uses force against libya. a number of people killed by gadhafi at that point was about 250. meanwhile, over a period of any month, tens of thousands of people have been killed in syria and obama absolutely refuses to use force. what explains what he intervenes before us over here, but not over there? obama has been active in egypt and pushing on the power. not only that, but now that there's a power struggle going on in the military. the obama administration is intervening on the side and that's when the egyptian military better turn over power to the muslim brotherhood were going to cut off military aid. so obama can save him a champion of democracy. these people were freely elected and yet it, a year earlier in 2009 but there were massive them into squared and iran calling for democracy, the end of the mola, for election, obama flatly refused to support the democrat. he said we've got to stay out of it. it's a big debate going on in iran. or let them settle it and it was settled with the mole is basically beating of protesters and th
the model used in last year's uprising in libya. >>> members of congress are getting back to work tomorrow after a five-week recess. they have a laundry list of critical issues to tackle. many wonder if they'll really get anything done. athena jones has more. [ cheers ] >> reporter: as election season enters the homestretch, lawmakers return to capitol hill this week, facing big issues. but given their recent record of accomplishment or lack thereof, the question is whether any of it will get done. >> voters want to know when congress is going to stop kicking the can down the road. they're sort of out of road. >> reporter: the only must-pass item is a short-term measure to keep the government running and avoid the kind of costly shutdowns we saw twice in the 1990s. it's expected to pass. congress could also pass measures to help people hit hard by the drought and by hurricane isaac. perhaps the biggest challenge, the so-called fiscal cliff. a series of tax increases and spending cuts that experts warn taken together could plunge the economy back into recession. >> they'll have about four w
of the middle east and north africa. patients are in transition, including egypt, libya, and yemen. the reforms strengthen governess the governance and improve growth. in the face of unspeakable violence by the regime, where standing with the people of syria to strengthen the opposition and insure humanitarian assistance and further isolating and sanctioning the regime. the day that the regime would have a government that respects their rights. beyond the region, their act of encouraging reforms in burma. in each case, society leaders are leading the reform process. united states is committed to protecting the space for civil society to operate and the critical role plays in transitioning democracy all over the world. with a greater emphasis on a broader range of u.s. power, president obama succeeded in laying a new foundation for leadership in the world. nowhere do you see this more clearly than the commitment to the area that you focus on for the remainder of my remarks, the development in poverty and prosperity. the presiden was unapologetic, putting to rest the old myth that development is
act, he's gone into libya and got qaddafi, he got bin laden, he's killed more al-qaeda leaders than the previous president did, he's been very good on national security which is often perceived as a weak part for liberals, so i don't think he's governed as a far left liberal and of course, bill clinton did what's known as try ang a -- triangulation, worked with republicans, had a good working relationship with newt gingrich and was considered a moderate democrat. so often the word liberal is anybody who is not a conservative but these presidents, the last two democratic presidents, i believe have governedd as gobbed as moderates and that's what you need to do to get the swath of the eelectric toreat on your -- electorate on your side. although bush had neocons around him and moved to the right. generally if you want to be a successful governor and i use the word governor in a broader sense you want to appeal to the broader swath of the electorate and govern it as a ken terrorist, not as a lefty or righty. >> host: you similar rise dollars it with these questions, 10, how liberal are
-mart gaddafi is gone -- muammar gaddahfi si gone and teh people of libya are free. the one side, we have a president who has led america again. what is there on the other side? the most inexperienced foreign- policy to some to run a president and vice president in decades. it is not fair to say romney does not have a position on afghanistan. he has every position. he was against setting a date for withdrawal. then he said it was right. then he left the impression that maybe it was wrong to leave so soon. he said it was tragic to leave iraq and then said it was fine. he said we should have intervened in libya sooner. then he ran away from reporters asking questions. then he said the intervention was to aggressive. then he said the world was a better place because of the intervention succeeding. talk about being for this before you are against it. [applause] mr. romney, here is a little of advice. before you debate barack obama on foreign policy, you better finish the debate with yourself. [applause] president mitt romney, 3 hypothetical words that mystified and alienated our allies this s
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